Category Archives: Family

Potential

I had a realization this morning: I have always loved my family most for what they could be. I wonder why? Did I get glimpses & then it would just go completely off the rails & then the process keep … Continue reading

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Of Hope and Fear

All of my life, I have clung to hope with a tenacity I can’t describe. I don’t know where it comes from. It is foolishness? Is it codependency? Is it an eternal optimism that is somehow hard coded into my … Continue reading

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Perfection

A huge Thank You to Dan over at Single Dad Laughing for an amazing piece. Stop.  Go.  Read. Be Real. ( … and while I haven’t made it all the way through his site yet, I could happily link everything … Continue reading

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Free Time

I don’t have have a damn thing to do. Well, in the sense that I’m leaving in about 30 hours-ish at UNGODLY o’clock in the morning for 4 days of having to be all semi-professional-like and stuff, and not only … Continue reading

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Today was not at all funny

Things I hate today: Floods Poverty Cancer Doctors Aging The look on my son’s face when I tell him I have to work. Lack of directions Tree limbs plummeting from the sky Summer The end of summer The anti-neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Truer words were never said

I was commenting over at NBAI and needed to confirm someone’s name to attribute a quote.  I was quoting life coach, Martha Beck, whose website is looking a whole lot fluffier these days than when I was last there, which … Continue reading

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Motherly Love

I very recently made the mistake of exposing a vulnerability to my mother.  Several years ago,  I made a choice regarding an educational therapy for my son; the choice was not whether he would receive the therapy, but where and … Continue reading

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A Life of Gratitude – Memorial Day 2009

I’m a little late, but I know he wouldn’t mind.  I wrote this in 2007 and am so thankful that I did. —————————————————————————————————————————- My grandfather died in September of 1997 — my father’s father, an Army veteran of World War … Continue reading

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Blurps

I have a million things on my mind and a billion things to do, so let’s just get some randomosity out of the way, shall we? I don’t watch American Idol, but for all you Adam Lambert fans, Get a … Continue reading

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Get a Job/Healthcare and the Economy

Sarah brought up something I wanted to address.  She wondered who in the world, in this economy, would quit a job without notice. My field has been hurt very little by the economy, comparatively, as it is in healthcare; all 3 … Continue reading

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